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's considering enacting a 50% tax on ammunition, expanding a state ban on assault weapons, and bans large capacity magazines like the one used by adam lanza in the newtown shooting. this single mother from waterbury believes those changes would be going too far. >> you will take away my legal ability to protect myself and my children at a reasonable price. protecting myself and my children means i should continue to be able to select the firearm and magazine size that i believe will keep us safe. don't my children and i deserve your support, your consideration to be safe? >> not one of these gun proposals would have impacted this heinous act, nor will it affect future perpetrator. these current quick-fix, do-something bills do not address the root cause and actions of the newtown criminal. please remember gun owners tore good guys. >> reporter: the rabbi counseled many of the newtown families. >> this is serious. i do not want to come here or at any other city to describe what it's like to console parents who have had their childrens' brains shot out. >> reporter: mark mattioli whose son
for illegal immigrants. but only if they take steps like paying back taxes, learning english and passing bad ground checks. cac is -- carl cameron is is on it on capitol hill this evening. calling it amnesty. >> the last time congress took um immigration reform twice during president bush's republican administration it was derailed out of complaints about amnesty. the idea being that illegal immigrants in this country would be allowed to stay and not have to be held accountable for the law that they have broken. that is the debate that's unfolding right now. and today the lead democrat of this measure, new york senator chuck schumer talked about it in terms that will have some concern for amnesty. opponents because, in effect. amp the hurtles are cleared. they would be allowed to stay. watch. >> immediately, when the bill passes. people who are here living in the shadows, would get a legal right to stay here and work. they would no longer be deported provided they don't have a criminal record. >> well, supporters say that that provision that they don't have a criminal record in addition to a
with the government, undergoing background check, paying taxes and a penalty, and learning english. a solution has alluded past presidents including george w. bush. >> legal immigration is one of the top concerns of the american people, and congress's failure to act on it is a disappointment. >> president obama did announce during his first term that his administration would stop deporting some young undocumented immigrants but he was taken to task at a univision town hall for not promising to do something different. >> you promised something. a promise is a promise. with all due respect you didn't keep that propgs. >> what i promised was i'll work every single day as harold as i can that regardless of who they are, what they look like, where they come from, that they would have a fair shot at the american dream. >> reporter: still hispanic americans, the country's fastest country growing bloc helped repel president obama to a second term. it was a "wake-up call" to the republicans. >> i do know there are those who want to solve this problem, fix this mess and many of us agree with that. >> report
think undocumented workers they don't play taxes, blah, blah, blah. set the record straight. >> definitely. i came here when i was 12 years old. i'm now 32 years old. and of course i couldn't live under my mom. i decided to start working. i do pay taxes. and many times we don't even see any of the results on that. one of the other issues is that we're not just here to work. we've grown up here many of us believe we are americans. that's what we hope to become. one of the most important parts is to stop seeing our families being separated. it's hard when we hear of a family member or mother who is being deported and the undocumented immigrant says i don't know what i'm about to do. we really feel if the president as well as the congress are holding up the american values, they say no more deportation. >> speaking on behalf of undocumented workers. this is julieta and she is with united we dream. tony, over to you. >> thank you very much. still ahead this hour , why you'll probably keep seeing superbowl commercials before the big game. it's 7:39. we'll be back with more fox 5
, and this is net, after tax revenue is realized, $2.6 trillion. and that's in costs in medicare, social security, unemployment compensation, food stamps and other welfare programs. that's a foundation study. so the bottom line is, we're trying to balance the budget in washington that we'll balance in ten years but not taking into account the 2.6 trillion that it will cost by creating a pathway to citizenship and that number may increase, wolf, if we don't have our borders secured. >> one final question, because a lot of republicans are looking at the fastest growing vote, the hispanic vote across the country and republicans, at least in the last presidential election, the one before 2008, didn't do very well. they are obviously anxious to reach out to latino voters. are you saying you want to just forget about that vote? >> no. what i'm saying, wolf, is that anyone that believes that immigration or illegal immigration is the most important issue to the latino population in america is grossly mistaken. it is an issue but it's not the most important issue to latinos. listen, the people that are hu
rafael could soon be paying less in taxes if they so choose. the school board will consider asking voters to remove the parcel tax in a special mail in election this week. last year the fund generated $4.8 million. the district says in a recent poll 70% of eligible voters said they would vote to extend that tax. >>> national program to reduce childhood obesity is expanded to two bay area cities. members will be working in the oakland school district and in santa cruz. food core is a decision of aimer corp. its goal is to educate chirp about nutrition. >>> michael bloomberg has donated about $1 billion to his alma mater. $100million of that donation is earmarked for financial aid for students in need. according to the university, bloomberg is believed to be the first person to ever reach the $1 billion level of giving to a single u.s. institution of higher education. >>> former republican vice presidential candidate paul ryan is urging his party to stay unitied. he spoke to a group of conservatives yesterday in washington. he told the crowd they must stick agent together and pick their fig
reform, tax reform, it happened at the state level and local level. while we need to change the climate here in washington. at the same time, i can look around this table and say you won, first governor ever to win a recalled bid, a recalled call. and you are in a very conservative state, in a conservative spot. you are in a conservative state, so you all were kind of fine, and you still lost, republicans lost wisconsin, republicans lost virginia and republicans lost the latino vote. so there is a huge disconnect here, not just for you, but for voters. >> i would like the rest of the panel to say this as well. even in wisconsin, just like every democrat has since 1984, the same year i not only won a recall election by a higher percentage two years ago, we took the state senate back, you see that now about half the states in america have republican majorities, more than half have republican government no, sir. local leaders in our states and local governments, they're being relevant, they're being hospital mystic, they're being a courageous. >> why were you popular in virginia and you co
illinois being in so much debt, they were talking about this 67% tax increase on the people who live in that state. what ramifications will this now have on that tax rate? >> that tax increase was supposed to be temporary, start to run out, put it down again in 2015. odds are it will not be temporary. odds are it will be made permanent. >>brian: i love your last point of view. you said look for the businesses and wealthy people to pull a mickelson? >> yeah, sure. >>brian: which means? >>gretchen: nothing to do with their golf swing. >> mickelson threatens to leave california because of high taxes and declining state finances. why shouldn't wealthy people do the same in illinois? taxes are way up there. the state's finances are a mess. they know they're going to call on the rich to pay your fair share. they know it's coming. >>gretchen: some businesses have gone to wisconsin and indiana. >>brian: what you're talking about is if they're going to increase the taxes in the state itself, that's one thing. but -- and this is something you've been hedging for over a year -- there's always a
taxes and in the process to get towards citizenship. at that point they only have probationary status and may not receive federal health benefits period. now there's a push to eliminate this status because it will be a two tier status, wouldn't it? two tiers of residents a lot of people don't want that, push it as soon as you've gone through the background checks you're eligible for medicare, medicaid and obamacare. >> megyn: we will see. they're going to make the announcement within the hour, a little more than an hour, it will be our first look and listen to the proposal. stu, thank you. again we'll bring you the immigration announcement at 2:30 p.m. eastern, and hear directly from the citizens involved on what the new rules will be and then we'll talk about it, whether it likely to pass not just the senate, but the house. a powerful new voice in the gun control debate and a father of a sandy hook victim tells what he thinks america needs to do about gun control. >> we need civility across our nation. we need common decency to prevail. [ male announcer ] when these come together, an
the ocean that entertained children, but bewildered drivers, and taxed resources to the breaking point. even thunderburg's hospital had to be evacuated. rescue workers pushed patients on carts to waiting helicopters. others plucked from rooftops from a team of civilians, remnants of cyclone oswald. tiny evac eevacuee. hundreds of men and women and children rushed to safety. this fashionable neighborhood two miles outside the center of brisbane flooded in 2011, a once in a century flood, but two years later, it happened again. andrew brady just moved here. >> also it can't happen again. >> reporter: last flood he volunteered to dig out others. now they're calling to return the favor. >> you add in the desert, this is our flood phone, samsung flood phone. >> reporter: those friends, those volunteers worked so hard and got so dirty in the cleanup that they got nicknamed the mud army. you can bet the platoons of them will be back in action this year, those volunteers. and they'll be needed. it's going to be a massive cleanup, savannah. >> that, it is, sara james for us. thank you. here's matt. >
to make certain that there are no problems in terms of their background, to pay a fine, to pay their taxes, and then they would be here in a probationary status where they could not be deported. they could work. and we watched them as a number of other things evolve and progress under the bill. border security leading to green cards, leading to citizenship. >> woodruff: we hear some advocacy organizations saying, wait a minute. even that level of requirement is going to be a disincentive. they're not going to want to sign up if they have to pay a fine and so forth. >> well, i'll tell you. that's going to be part of it. we believe that these people who have lived here for so many years in fear and have tried to make a best of their lives and the lives of their families are prepared to earn their way into legal status and to citizenship. and the argument that they would not pay a fine and such, i really think that will not be a major obstacle. we went through this with the deferred deportation under the dream act. almost 400,000 people came forward. they paid the amount that was necessary. >
to make certain that there are no problems in terms of their background, to pay a fine to pay their taxes, and then they would be here in a probationary status where they could not be deported. they could work. and we watched them as a number of other things evolve and progress under the bill. border security leading to green cards, leading to citizenship. >> woodruff: we hear some advocacy organizations saying, wait a minute. even that level of requirement is going to be a disincentive. they're not going to want to sign up if they have to pay a fine and so forth. >> well, i'll tell you. that's going to be part of it. we believe that these people who have lived here for so many years in fear and have tried to make a best of their lives and the lives of their families are prepared to earn their way into legal status and to citizenship. and the argument that they would not pay a fine and such i really think that will not be a major obstacle. we went through this with the deferred deportation under the dream act. almost 400,000 people came forward. they paid the amount that was necessary. >>
checks are under way, they could immediately get right to work. but there would be fines and back taxes to pay and immigrants applying for permanent residency would have to get in line, the back of the line. citizenship could take as long as 15 years. for the first time ever, obtaining legal residency would mean having to speak english and pass a civics test. there would also be a beefed up border. >> i think after the election finally the country is realizing that you cannot have two classes of people in this country. >> reporter: foreign documented immigrants like sophia campos, it could mean no longer living in hiding. >> when an entire government is telling you blatantly that you are worth less than the person next to you, that hurts. it hurts your dignity more than anything. >> reporter: for the recent college grad, being undocumented means not knowing if she can get a job. for her babysitter mother, it means not being able to return to peru to visit sick family. you used the word in prison. >> it's a different kind of life. people who feel safe in this country and people who are l
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